Holiday accommodation

Whether you’re a Sussex student or a group of tourists looking to stay near the seaside for a few nights, our self-catered holiday accommodation in Brighton is affordable, comfortable and convenient.

A hillside on Sussex campus, with students enjoying the sun and beautiful countryside surroundings of the near-by South Downs, and a kite flying over-head, with our accommodation in the background

Booking your accommodation

Staying in student halls during the holidays gives you a cost-effective and convenient option for visiting Brighton and the surrounding area.

Current students

If you’re studying at Sussex, find out how to book holiday accommodation with us.

Groups and individuals

Whether you want to visit Brighton for a weekend or a few weeks, you can book a room from 22 June until the beginning of September.

You can book for Brighton Pride on our weekend rate.

Booking opens from 7 May 2019.

Educational visitors

If you’re studying on a course, you can get a reduced rate for staying in Sussex housing. You don’t have to be a Sussex student to apply for this.

Booking opens from 7 May 2019.

Who can’t stay

We’re unable to take bookings which include:

  • children under eight with a family
  • children under 11 as part of an organised group
  • pets.

How to book

You have to apply to stay in our accommodation. We will then get back to you with a room offer and payment instructions, depending on availability.

Apply for holiday accommodation


Room prices are per person, per night. Bedding and self-catering equipment is included.

Visitor typeStanmer Court and East Slope (ensuite rooms)East Slope (shared bathrooms)Park Houses, Park Village and Off-campus (shared bathrooms)
Educational visitors £32 £29 £23
Non-educational visitors £39 £37 £28

Find out more about Stanmer Court, East Slope, Park Village, Park Houses and off-campus accommodation.

Minimum stay

Your stay must be a minimum of:

  • three nights if you are making a group booking (four or more people)
  • seven nights if you are booking for fewer than four people.

We have limited spaces in our en-suite residences, so bookings are subject to availability.

Weekend rate

We have a separate weekend rate for events such as Brighton Pride.

The minimum booking is two nights.

Find out about Pride bookings and apply for a room.


The University of Sussex campus is in Falmer, on the edge of Brighton. Find out how to get here.

There is a 24-hour bus service to Brighton from the campus. We are also next to Falmer Station, which has links to Brighton, London and Gatwick Airport.


You can pay for parking by phone or pre-order a voucher. Vouchers can also be bought via our online shop at a discounted rate of £2.50 a day. Buy vouchers before you arrive and present the receipt at the Housing Office reception to collect your parking vouchers. You need to buy a minimum of two vouchers.

Parking on campus is free on weekends. Find out more about visitor parking hours and restrictions.

There is no parking available at Stanmer Court.


  • single rooms with shared bathrooms
  • single, ensuite rooms (limited availability)
  • self-catered accommodation with access to a shared kitchen
  • cafes, bars, shops, as well as laundrettes and a cash machine on campus
  • 24-hour key collection service.


You can get wireless internet in most of our rooms. This is a free campus-wide service but it’s not covered by your rent.

Visiting Brighton

Brighton is an exciting holiday destination with a range of tourist attractions. There is a vibrant night life, a range of restaurants and cafes, and events and festivals throughout the summer. Find out more about Brighton & Hove.

Our campus is surrounded by the beautiful South Downs National Park. Many of our buildings are listed and were designed by the architect Sir Basil Spence in the 1960s. Find out more about the Sussex campus.

Brighton's stunning beach, busy with tourists and deckchairs, with Brighton Pier in the background - a major tourist attraction for holidays in Brighton

Terms and conditions

Read our terms and conditions for booking holiday accommodation.

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